Behaviour is explained in terms of genetic or physiological factors.
It focusis on treating physical symtoms for psychological disorders.
ie. using by drugs or electroconvulsive therapy
It claims that all behaviour is learned.
- including abnormal behaviour
- old behaviour can be unlearned
-treating abnormal behaviour is based on this.
Abnormality/psychological problems is caused by past events and experiences.
Treatment is Psychoanalysis- therapist tries to find and sort out the root of the problem.
Abnomality is explained by rational and irrational thoughts.
It is treated by changing the ways a person thinks from negative thoughts.